Dangote, Obama, others named among 100 Most Powerful People in the World


Aliko Dangote, has been listed in Forbes Magazine’s ‘World’s Most Powerful People of 2015’. The 54-year-old Nigerian billionaire was ranked at number 71 on the list.

He was the only black man named in the list, alongside USA president Barack Obama.

The top 10 was filled with Heads of State, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin at number 1, Germany’s Angela Merkel at 2, and Barack Obama at 3rd.

The youngest people on the list were Facebook CEO, 31-year old Mark Zuckerberg, who was ranked 19th, and 32-year old leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-Un who was ranked 46th.

You can read the full list here.

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